35 Watts and The Mackenzie Blues Band
Details: Opening act 35 Watts are a blues and rock band who hail from Toronto with influences that range from The Dead Weather through Aerosmith to the Two Times. Good music, good rock, good blues and good fun.
Winners of the 2014 Maple Blues Award for “Best New Group or Artist” and 2X Semi Finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, headliner The MacKenzie Blues Band are blues rockers with style. They emit the energy of a small, joyful supernova. Firmly rooted in blues traditions, TMBB writes songs from their experiences and world view. Their upcoming recording Slam! Bam! is set to be completed by Spring 2014. The group consists of Tara MacKenzie, vocals; Trevor MacKenzie, guitar; Joel Dawson, bass; and Mike Weir, drums.
When: Thurs., March 6, 2014 at 9:30 pm
Where: Arbor Room, Hart House
The Music Committee presents an eclectic mix of music in the Stages series to suit every palette and infuse the words of Bob Marley into a great musical experience. Toronto is home to a vibrant and robust music scene and the Stages series is a proud supporter of Toronto’s talent both on and off campus. Showcasing folk, roots, rock, singer-songwriter, urban, pop, reggae and alternative music Stages has worked with breakthrough artists such as Shad, Martina Sorbara of Dragonette, K-Os and David Myles to many up and coming performers as well as hidden gems. With reggae, classic rock and folk concerts as part of the mix, Stages celebrates the era of counter culture by paying tribute to music that is known for its social commentary.